The Cidr Report
Christopher L. Morrow christopher.morrow at mci.com
Sat Nov 13 04:23:00 CET 2004
On Sat, 13 Nov 2004, Daniel Roesen wrote: > > On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 04:23:29PM -0800, Austin Schutz wrote: > > > > ASnum NetsNow NetsAggr NetGain % Gain Description > > > > > > > > AS18566 751 6 745 99.2% CVAD Covad Communications > > > > > are these numbers what i think, but hope not, they are? > > > > > > e.g. is AS18566 the origin AS for 751 prefixes that could be > > > collapsed to 6? > > > > Sort of - from here it looks like they aren't actually announcing > > the supernets. > > So you don't see: > 18.104.22.168/16 > 22.214.171.124/16 > 126.96.36.199/15 > 188.8.131.52/14 > 184.108.40.206/14 > 220.127.116.11/16 > > ? there are still places on the net that do odd-ball filtering... perhaps he lives in one? (or nets from one?) (he being austin...) > > > Plus the public hand slap is kind of amusing. But that's probably > > just me. > > The problem is that they probably couldn't care less. There is no > public sanctioning and pressure. and like I said, they MIGHT have a valid reason for this. I seem to remember a cable company a few months back doing this during a renumber, or some migration... I was hoping Covad would stand up, or someone who knows more (and has less of an axe to grind?), and set the record straight. Or, 'just make it go away' and leave randy/daniel/austin to wonder what happened :) Either way, so long as it stops, right?